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Licensed Acupuncturist Salary

Median pay for Licensed Acupuncturists in the United States is around $44K annually. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly less than one-fifth collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$25,342 - $87,127
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$44K
$87K
MEDIAN: $44,086
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$19.65 - $84.04
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$25,342 - $87,127  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
Total Pay (?
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$29,590 - $150,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Hourly Rate
$19.65 - $84.04  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,590 - $150,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Licensed Acupuncturist

  • Confer with clients about their medical histories and any problems with stress or pain in order to determine what acupuncture techniques would be helpful.
  • Place small needles into predetermined sites on a patient's skin to relieve pain or stress.
  • Assess clients' soft tissue condition, nerves and blood vessels to determine appropriate acupressure sites.

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Experience Affects Licensed Acupuncturist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 64%